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to chris stevens. the state department announced topin -- top diplomat lawrence pope will take the position, a 31 year foreign officer, speaks arabic and retired in 2,000. he will stay in the position until a permanent position is found. three other americans and stevens died in that ambush. >>> u.s. officials are condemning the shooting of a 49- year-old pakistani -- 14-year- old pakistani girl shot twit by taliban militants this week. they're outraged over the attack. it happened on tuesday as act have visto activists milala usee was on the way home from school. the unknown gunman asked for her by name and shot her in the head and neck. an advocate for girls education, writes a blog for the bbc under the life, the tale ban. >>> all eyes are on the nationals. not literally, but we're watching as they get closer to the world series. and here's more from outside of baltimore park. >> and this is's must win to stay alive k. they force it tonight? this is underway going into the bottom of the 7th and tied at one. the fans here have gotten up plenty of times and the stolo run off of the bat of
. >> and geo is a class guy and a great acquisition for the organization. no, they don't have steven straussburg. >> yeah. >> but he's an ace in his own life. coming up later, wisdom martin and i go off the wall and let me say that tony perkins. >> oh, no. >> might make a cameo appearance. i can't promise anything. >> okay. >> and we'll explain that. >> looking forward to that. >> thank you, dave. >>> coming up, magician david blaine is at it again. you don't want to miss it and. >> reporter: a preview of a shocking performance. it easy e to manage her finances when she's on thgo. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing a reason...to look twice. introducing a stunning work of technology -- the entirely new lexus es. and the first-ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. . >>> magician -- magician davi
. newly released state department documents show that ambassador stevens was worried about the security prediction saying in june that the violence was likely to continue and worsen. they were made public by darrell issan. a letter to presume a they write, quote, not only did the administration reject her requests for increased security despite escalating violence and to decrease the existing cat gory to dangerous and ineffective levels. we were told that the administration did this to effectuate a policy of normalization in libya after the conclusion of the civil war and the obama administration said there was no evident suggesting the attack was imminent and some republicans -- democrats say republicans are trying to take political advantage of the attack. >> do you think that it's a coincidence that two days before a national debate on foreign policy, congressman issa releases the documents? i mean this is pure politics pure and simple and the american -- looked better. >> reporter: mccain, graham, and ayotte sent a second letter, again, asking them to clarify what they told the admi
of benghazi which left ambassador chris stevens and three others dead. weeks later, it's a horror to see the compound. we were. there the main residence and that is some smoke of the fire. can you see the signs of desperation, ransacked and as to answers to the remaining questions, one eyewitness tells us the mob marched the compound that night and is chanting blood-30y slogans -- blood- thirsty slogans is why some think there was a protest first. we're told that various members of the islamist groups were in the mob and deny responsibility, including one former militia leader we actually spoke with on friday and named as a key suspect this week and with some cameras around the compound and should help and finally, ambassador stevens and his staff were reportedly worried about a terror threat on the compound and we have indications of that, too. we talked to one libyan official who told us he spoke to the americans days before the attack and warned of the risks, they agreed. >>> meanwhile, there are new questions about the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. documents show that ambas
, in the six months before the attack and we now know that u.s. ambassador chris stevens sent repeated memos to washington, even on the day he was killed, asking for more security. senator graham, is it conceivable that president obama didn't know how dangerous benghazi was, for americans? >> no. no administration will send the president of the united states out into the public arena, not telling him about an attack in april and june, and, tell me about the consulate attack in benghazi, what do you think about it, and the president said i don't know and i find that inconceivable. and this is going to be a case study, studied for years of a break down of national security, and, failed presidential leadership and senior members of the obama administration, failed miserably and the benghazi, libya conflict was becoming a death trap and the british left and the red cross left, because of the deteriorating security environment and we were requesting additional security and it was denied because we wanted to normalize relationships with a nonexistent government and we should have closed the consul
representative he and ends around the world and he knew chris stevens, he admired chris stevens, so, look, we want to get to the bottom of it and the first order of business is to bring to justice those who committed the heinous act and, secondly, find out what went wrong and what adjustments need to be made to further secure our diplomats around the world. >> chris: let me ask you directly, does the president take personal responsibility for the fact that repeated requests for more security were made, and were rejected and that that may have contributed to the death of those four americans? does he take personal responsibility for that? >> chris, at the to say line level the president of the united states is responsible for everything that happens under his -- on his watch. these were judgments that were made by the security folks at the state department and, of course we will review that whole process and see how those decisions are made, why those decisions were made, and, how we adjust in the future to make sure that we are giving our diplomats the maximum protection we can. the reality i
and consequences and he's not that much older than the teen students. joining us from churchill is steven chaken and the man he prosecuted. his goal is to scare as many teens as possible from driving while intoxicated. thank you for joining us. >> good morning. >> good morning. thank you for having us. >> steven, tell me more about the event that's going on there today. >> today we are going to be addressing the entire school today about the issues, about public safety, that people are being killed while they drink and drive. we need parents and children to focus on these issues, to understand there are danger zones, after school, friday night, saturday night. if they're not aware of what their children are and what they're doing, they're in danger. we want to save a live and enable others to save people about taking keys and making good decisions. that's our goal to work together to save lives. >> do events like this one, do you think they really drive the point home? >> absolutely. i think that kids listen. when you hear shawn talk about the weight he carries from killing two people, from bein
collecting. about 125 million people do it and today is a big day. and here to tell me about it is steven connie, good morning to you. and happy stamp collecting month. >> thank you. it is a great time for all of us. >> reporter: it is every october and today you are issuing some pretty special stamps. tell me all about it. >> well our earth space stamps it aerial photographs of 15 iconic photographs around the united states. natural, agriculture and urban and these are very popular for everybody because they are beautiful stamps to put on your letters, they are great for educating children and even adults because each one has a story that you can look into more deeply. and stamp collectors love them too. >> reporter: and people that like to keep the postage rate the same, they love them because they are forever stamps. and you teamed up with nasa. we're here at the goddard space center and they have a couple of them but this is the first time you've done something like this? >> yeah, the first time. we cover all aspects of the united states but this is the first time we've done it this w
that the play-off baseball is there. the grumblings about the team not winning without steven straussburg and could be overshadowed by more grumblings and that is with an 8-0 and you can't win if you don't score runs. the other headlines, the fans of the nats and sue, as know, i root for the nationals almost as anyone else. >> and wait a minute. >> as an-year-olds -- orioles fan now and they haven't been back to the play-offs since 1987 and it could be a decade or more before the nationals team gets back to the play-offs and disheartening, i think, from people who were not here at the stadium. i see it on twitter and online to see fans heading to the exit and with some two innings left in the game and i think that everyone will get it back together for tomorrow and that is do or die. >> i agree with you it a heart breaking to see people off and i'm going tomorrow's game at 4:00 and i won't leave early, but i will be back for the 10:00 news tomorrow night. >> and sure. >> i'm excited. no matter what happens, this team is fantastic and have done well so far. >> absolutely. >> hope springs e
on his property. last month, montgomery county fined robert stevens $500. the property sits on protected land at the national park service overseas. he said he cut down some of the trees because they were in danger of falling after the storm in june. he's promising to restore the land. >>> and that is not the place you so a car, but someone posted the video. the driver initially parked in the circle, which he shouldn't have done and decides to drive around it before exiting on to the street. there is no word on whether anyone caught that guy. >>> and monitoring metro now. they will have a public swearing in and activities on january 21st. the agency looking to create special smart cards and riders will be charged peak fares all day and in 2009, metro set a record. the plan must still be approved by metro's board. >>> is america losing its religion? coming up on the news edge, a new survey reveals a secular shift away from traditional values. and in china, panda keepers lured a little panda in a cage. the keepers were able to get the two-year-old panda out of the cage without alarming his
with director, steven spielberg this week. henry thomas, says the end of the movie still leaves him choked up. >>> so, i was just explaning to my kids about et. probably the last movie i teared up in. >> it's a wonderful movie and drew barrymore will be able to show her children soon. check out our seven-day forecast. a nice day tomorrow, great for game three. weekend looks good, too. >> thanks for staying up late. see you tomorrow. >>> fox 5 news isn't over, go to myfoxdc.com for news, weather, and entertainment updates. fox 5 news is washington's best news. on air and online at myfoxdc.com. brought to you by verison
the idea that terrorists had killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens, it's not clear what, if anything, she was basing that on. last night, the state department said it was not them according to one official, that was not our conclusion. this as congress gets ready for what could be explosive hearings today. when the state department's career bureaucracy takes on a leftist democratic administration and tries to separate itself from a liberal white house, you know the white house has got a big problem. >> reporter: the white house denies there was a coverup but, beyond that, there will be more questions about security at the u.s. compound with new documents showing well over 200 security-related incidents in the 14 months prior to the attack. congress will ask whether the state department ignored signs that could have prevented stevens' death. >> reporter: some democrats are already discounting today's hearings saying they are politically motivated. back to you, allison. >> thanks, sarah. >>> the taliban is claiming responsibility for the shooting of a 14-year-old girl. the teen activist is
had a chance to discuss it. we ought to be acting in the spirit of ambassador stevens and ought to be pulling together. after 9/11 -- >> wait, wait, wait, wait, wait. senator... certainly, it is a legitimate issue to discuss before an election, when four americans were killed, and there are questions of intelligence failures before and during the attack, is it not? >> it is a legitimate issue, but, every story leads to political commentary, and trying to point fingers. after 9/11, we came together, there were a lot of questions that had to be answered, let's operate in that same spirit and let's remember what ambassador stevens was riding to do and stand together. the middle east is crucial, we need to be tough there and smart and engaged. this discussion has been politicized, and it has not been helpful or helped us get to the bottom of what happened. >> chris: let me ask you a direct question. drones were flying over benghazi at the time of the attacks, during the hours when first the consulate and the annex, six or eight hours were under attacks, were the drones armed? >> we'
caught up with an e.t. superfan who has quite a collection honoring the blockbuster from steven spielberg. >> e.t., phone home. , phon >> reporter: it's been 30 years since director steven spielberg took fans on a heartwarming journey with a homesick alien in e.t. >> this is the most ridiculous thing i've ever seen. >> reporter: also celebrating the anniversary is superfan nicholas joka who has amassed one of the largest e.t. memorabilia collections in the world. he says it all started with a simple toy given by his grandfather. >> it was this one right here, talking e.t. toy. it still sort of works. he passed away when i was a little bit -- like years after. i still feel a connection with him through e.t. >> reporter: now he has about 3,000 items. some are truly unique. >> the e.t. toothbrush is two different kinds. one has a picture of e.t. and then there's an actual motorized e.t. toothbrush. in 1982 they made an e.t. finger you put over your finger. that is a little weird looking. >> reporter: he can also name his wish list. >> is it a bunch of e.t. production stuff that -- it is
.s. consulate that killed u.s. ambassador chris steven son and three other americans. yesterday, the department said it did not believe the attacks were linked to protests or anticipate-islamic films made in the u.s. new documents suggest there was a disagreement about the internal security needed at the consulate before the attacks. >>> a major poll says mitt romney has pulled into the lead in the race for the white house after a strong debate performance and a week of high profile events, romney is now beating president obama by four points. >> tom fitzgerald talk to the people would put this all together and he has the details for us this morning. s morning. >> reporter: for mitt romney, the post-debate bounce is stretching into its second week. >> that was a good debate. i enjoyed that debate. >> reporter: while president obama is looking to get back on track and back into the lead. >> we cannot afford to be complacent and we cannot afford to be cynical. >> reporter: just last month, the pew research poll had president obama leading mitt romney 51 to 43%. now, pew says romney is leading wit
: >> presidential historian steven hess of the brookings institution served in boat the nixon and even -- both the nixon and eisenhower administration. he says president obama must appear more engaged. >> he's got to work against that. that's very important for him. that's not very difficult to do. that's the easiest thing to do is not show up the way he showed up in denver. >> hess says mitt romney now faces raised expectations. >> now the shoe is on the other foot. now he's got to worry about living up to expectations and the next day's story is not just obama did better. >> and with this race so tight both campaigns are facing this send debate which could hold either promise or pitfalls. tuesday's debate will look a lot different from the first one. the podiums are out. the candidates will sit on stools before a town hall style audience. the final debate will be held october 22nd. tom fitzgerald, fox 5 news. >>> i spoke with american university professor allan lichtman earlier tonight about the style of the debate and how it could affect each candidate's performance. >> this is a unique sty
stevens, the u.s. ambassador, he said, well, the circumstances there were less than optimal. you better believe that's going to come up. >> he was repeating a question from an interview that he had. the last debate romney tried to bring this up andy screwed up the fax and he had to be corrected by candy crowley right there in the debate. the administration's story hag changed as the facts have changed so that's why the story has been different, no question. >> jack, i'm curious, and i think a lot of people will be, this whole campaign seems to be focused now on what would obama do four years from now as opposed to what he's done in the past. i think the same goes for mitt romney. what would mitt romney do in the next four years on the foreign policy front that would sort of right some of these wrongs that you see. >> i think first of all, you wouldn't drop the ball. the bottom line is romney wouldn't drop the ball. obama has dropped the ball in so many places. look at iran. the one place the u.s. should have gotten -- wade chance to have a genuine nationalist revolution in iran. we cou
died in the september 11th attack including u.s. ambassador chris stevens. >>> president obama and mitt romney will face off for their second presidential debate tonight. the latest confrontation is being held at hofstra university in new york's long island. only this time, it's up to hall meeting format. audience members will be able to ask questions directly to the candidates. for mitt romney, it is a chance to show his first debate wasn't a fluke and for president obama, it is a chance to regroup after what he admits was a less than stellar performance. >> he has to work against that. that is very important for him. that is not very difficult to do. that is the easiest thing to do is not show up the way he showed up in denver. well, of course, now the shoe is on the other foot. now, he has to worry about living up to expectations and the next day's story is not just obama did better. juror tonight's presidential debate begins at 9:00 p.m. can you watch it here on fox 5. we want to hear from you as the presidential candidates square off. use the hash tag fox 5 d.c. you decide to tweet
will host the n.l. consumer winner, steven from washington, d.c. log on to mlb.com/pepsimax for details. with one out, nobody on, the batter will be andy dirks. batting for garcia with one out, nobody on, took a ball. dirks had a great year with the bat. hit .322. pinch-hit last night. made an out. 0 for 1 in this world series and the count 1-1. 1-1, grounds to the right side and there is scutaro! two out. and the batter will be gerald laird, who is 0 for 2 tonight. scutaro, even though he's been held hitless tonight, already factored in on the relay to the plate to cut down prince fielder back in the second. >> tim: seems like yesterday. >> joe: he has shown great range at second base, as this giants team has gotten so much stronger up the middle the second half of the season with the addition of scutaro. crawford has played much better at short, and pagan is a very good defensive center fielder. that doesn't even count the guy that starts the action with the signs behind home plate, buster posey. that's a strike. it's 1-1. >> tim: when that taking was made by -- when that tag was made
steven hess of the brookings institution served in both the nixon and eisenhower terms. he said president obama must appear more engaged. >> he has to work against that. that is very important for him. that is the easiest thing to do, is not show up the way he showed up in denver. >> reporter: hess said mitt romney has now raised expectations. >> now the shoe is on the other food and now he has to worry about living up to expectations and the next day's story is not just obama did better. >> reporter: and with the race so tight, both campaigns are facing the second debate which could hold either promise or pitfalls. now out of one particular matter, both campaigns now have joined together on one subject and that appears to be the role of the moderator. cnn's cannily crowley has been quoted as saying she would serve what is being described as an active role in this debate but the campaigns have pointed out that their agreement of understanding setting this up is that the audience will be the main questioner. after tomorrow though, there is only going to be one more debate and that will be
state department documents show ambassador stevens was worried about the situation predicting back in june that the violence in libya was likely to continue and worsen. in a letter to president obama they wrote -- >> reporter: the obama administration has said there was no intelligence suggesting an attack was imminent. some democrats on capitol hill say republicans are trying to take political advantage of the attack. >> do you think it's a coincidence that two days before a national debate over foreign policy they release these documents? this is pure politics, and the american people deserve better. >> reporter: also gop senators john mccain, lindsey graham and yacht have sent a second letter to the intelligence leaders saying -- the chairman of the house armed services committee says he hasn't gotten answers from the pentagon. >> i'm troubled by the way this incident is unfolding, because for all the president's talk about wanting to get information to the american people, they're not being responsive. >> reporter: republican congressman peter king, chairman of the house homela
with steven dennis about last night's debate. >> but first, there's the park, look at that. it's always interesting, the morning after so much drama and there it sits. tucker and julie will be back with another check on traffic and weather. right now, it's 7:24. you're watching fox 5 morning news. ♪ you don't know where you're going now ♪ but you know you won't be back ♪ well, darling, lay your head upon my chest ♪ ♪ we'll take ♪ man: to some people, social security is just a number. but to me, it's money that i earned. i count on social security. and i don't want washington politicians like george allen... privatizing it. if george allen wants to risk his own money on wall street... that's fine. but i don't want him risking mine. george allen just isn't watching out for us. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, mitt romney raised nursing home fees
to two more important gentlemen. good morning to both of you. >> good morning. >> reporter: steven, we are saying hooray for hollywood and what they are doing. where do things stand now? >> historically, the population of oysters in the bay didn't doing very good. we've had diseases that have depleted our national population. states make a lot of efforts to bring them back, through restoration efforts in the bay and through farms such as this one. >> reporter: when did you start hollywood oyster? >> about two or three years old. >> reporter: not that old. why did you decide to go into it? >> i had been a hobby farmer for eight years, and realized i grew a tasty oyster. >> reporter: you can tell he's into it, because everyone he picks up, don't be offended, because i'm like, yeah, it looks like an oyster, but he's like, isn't this beautiful? it's so gorgeous. i'm like, it looked like the other one, tal, but that's okay. >> we have a couple of acres in the water here. you have more than a million oysters. >> reporter: more than a million out there? >> in that cove. the cove is lined with
of security at the consulate and he told cbs news part of his job was to meet with ambassador chris stevens every day to discuss security and he said it's unbelievable to him the state department decreased security, after he says he showed them how dangerous the environment was on the ground. his testimony won't bring back the four americans who were murdered. but the former u.s. ambassador to the u.n. john bolton says the state department has a chance to listen and learn and save lives in the future. >> the state department shouldn't wait for the conclusion of its own board, i think there ought to be an ongoing process now to try and enhance the security of diplomatic and other official personnel in the middle east and elsewhere. >> reporter: representatives from the bureau of diplomatic security and the state department are also expected to speak at wednesday's hearing. in washington, peter doocy, fox news. >>> sports is up next. unlikely hero emerges for the nats in their first playoff game in franchise history. scott smith is on deck. first, here's gary. >> real cold overnight. 30s. and
. recently, the cast united with director steven spielberg. henry thomas says he still gets choked up at the end of the movie. >> i've never seen e. t.. >> we need you up to date. >> i've seen charlie brown. >> the peanuts gang is coming to the big screen in november 2015. it will mark the 56th anniversary of the comic. ary o okay. i'm glad you're at least up to date on peanuts. >> that's right. charlie brown. is a good man. >>> still ahead, studies show it is an organization that leads to better grades, better chances of going to college and sets the stage for a strong career path. >> this morning, holly is live at the national 4-h council with more on a big event that is getting kids excited about science starting with robots. sounds pretty cool. we'll be right back. let me tell you how i will ccreate 12 million jobs when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cra
stevens, one of the performers. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> reporter: it's hard to follow mickey. >> really is. >> reporter: i think you're up for the challenge. you have a really cool story. you didn't start out figure skating. >> i did not. i'm a canadian, so i played hockey. until a couple of years ago, i got it in my head i could skate for disney on ice. and i put on an audition tape. >> reporter: how hard was it to make the transition? >> difficult. but worth it. it makes all the hard work i put into it worth it. >> reporter: you go from wearing hockey gear to wearing these crazy costumes. tell us what it's like to play to an arena filled with kids. >> i was a performer in high school, went through a dramatic arts program. to be in front of an audience this size every day and every show, it's amazing. we come together as a group and put together such a performance and we put out our energy into the venue every week and to have the audience take that in and send it back to us, it's an amazing experience. >> reporter: i always ask when i'm with some of the performers fr
that have taken place in the stadium, the opener and steven strauss bug's view. a great crowd on hand and they got them whipping earn in the air. a lot of guys playing hooky and watch the historic game. top of the first, scoreless, jackson struggling with
and five friends will host the n.l. consumer winner, steven catchmark from washington, d.c. log on to mlb.com/pepsimax for details. two out, nobody on. here is cabrera. miguel has been on base twice. with a walk and rbi single. there isn't anybody that is more imposing figure at the plate than miguel cabrera standing right on top of it, waving the bat. where do you go? that is up. count 1-1. >> tim: he almost has no weaknesses. he is so quick inside. that you can get him to chase, and he takes enough walks to where he doesn't do that a lot. >> joe: fouls it away right side. that's two. >> tim: two guys in the major leagues to me have almost no holes. albert pujols when he is hitting well. and miguel cabrera. >> joe: still loud and still packed. here at at&t park. two outs. 1-2 pitch. a strike-out by lincecum, who has been perfect through 2-1/3. bottom of the eighth inning rolls in. number 55 pitching well, as the giants lead biso bison. is 40,000 miles more than ford. and this workhorse gives you the power of a v8 with the highway fuel economy of a v6. incredible! right? an amazing test
about the movie, most people think when you say you are in war horse they say the movie. steven spielberg saw the original production in london, was so inspired by it that he decided to take the rights and make it into a movie. what you find is that there is something magical about what adrian and bazel have created with joey. there is something a little bit spectacular, beyond belief. >> the thing that i think would be the hardest to capture, which makes the emotions run so high, is the relationship that you have with an animal because you can't really -- he doesn't talk back to you, yet you communicate. to be able to do that on stage must be amazing. >> like anything else, any other relationship you have with a dog, a cat, that is where you infuse it. what is so special about the relationship with animals which is why audiences go to that place and have assist cyril con -- and have a vice sir rail connection, it's beyond words. it makes it a more holistic and pure relationship. >> so, like, when you work with animals you never know, they are unpredictable, do unpredictable thi
, they had some injuries. steven straussberg debate. whether or not we be able to pitch. he has been shut down. who knows, maybe if he can come back in the playoffs but the hot ticket in town right now, the new shirts. and everybody is trying to get a hold of. we got them here. and i know melanie alnwick has them at modell's, so mel, how are sales so far? i guess they got to be brisk this morning. >> well, you're right, dave. we've actually seen a quite a handful of customers coming in this morning. i think nationals fans really knew they wanted to hold out for these. the official championship shirts. because over on this back wall here, there is some post season shirts. those came out when the nationals actually clinched that wildcard. but those didn't sell too well. this is what everybody was waiting for. the east division expect shirts. we have the official shirt, just like the one that the players were wearing last night. and we also have the hats. by the way, if you want to get one of these bryce harper jerseys, they still have some of these. these are the fourth best selling jersey
did include steven straussburg. we talkd about it last hour with craig heist. this is not the exactly team that played in the regular season. everybody gets moved up one spot without straussburg and he got lit up in the first two innings by the cardinals here. alan craig driving in that run in the 1st, and you couldn't get situated in your press box seat and you're already down 1- 0. there goes a three-run home run and it's 4-0. boy, two innings in and you're going, wow, how can you come back. well, they just couldn't get the key hits they needed. morris had the best opportunity here in the 5th with the bases juiced. but it's a lazy fly ball to the right and that was just kind of the way the day went. they lose 8-0. the disheartening part is they've really been outplayed in two straight games, 12-4 and now 8- 0. it's not like these two games have been very close. we're hoping today out of detweiler, the left hander, he's on at 4:00. a big if, if you can get this one, you have your ace in waiting in geo gonzalez tomorrow. you throw everybody you have today, if he struggles early, he w
. defense highway, which is route 450 at stevens church road. that's the crossen area. the road is closed. one more for you. near the border of prince george's county, closed because of standing water. so though we do not have flooding in downtown annapolis, there's because of the heavy rains water on the roads. do not try to go through it if possible. if you need a shelter, it's annapolis high school. and we are told it is a pet- friendly shelter thanks to the help of some volunteers. that's the latest from downtown annapolis. >> hey, john, i saw a car there driving down city dock, and hopefully you can hear me. and i'm just wondering on a rainy night, and we're right now facing a category one, almost two hurricane coming to shore north of us. are you getting a sense it's because of the winds and the way the winds are blowing that's keeping the water. >> reporter: i don't know. these people are coming down to look. they were getting out of their cars and looking around. now the rain is so cold and so stinging, almost everyone is staying in their cars. as you can see at the end of the do
candidates with steven hess of the brookings institute telling us he expects president obama to put on a stronger showing and should enter the debate with high expectations. >> now the shoe is on the other foot. now he has to worry to living up to expectations and so the next day's story is not just obama did better, we expect that, but that romney fell back. so he's got his own scale that he has to move up. >> well president obama practiced for the first debate out in las vegas but spent his time this weekend prepping in williamsberg, virginia. mitt romney kept his rehearsal sessions in the same place, in the state of massachusetts, and after tomorrow there is one more presidential debate on monday, october 22nd in florida. right now we want to head up to hofstra university on long island in new york. we bring in joe waldman from wnyw. how are you? >> feeling pretty great. >> give folks a preview of what they are looking at tomorrow night. >> well, i'll tell you what, first of all for the people in d.c., we are 30 miles east of new york city, east of manhattan in a place called hem
's attacks on the u.s. consulate which killed the u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. yesterday, the department said it did not believe the attacks were linked to the protest over an anti-islamic film made in the u.s. new documents suggest there was an internal disagreement about the amount of security needed at the consulate. >>> a former campaign aide to d.c. mayor vincent gray who needed guilty to lying to federal investigators is set to be sentenced today. howard brooks admits he gave under the table payments using fraudulent money orders to suleiman brown. brooks could face six months in jail but prosecutors said they are open to allowing probation. >>> prosecutors will not seek the death penalty in a montgomery county murder case. that decision was revealed during a pretrial hearing for curtis lopez. he is accused of killing his estranged wife last year and beating her 11-year-old son with a baseball bat. the boy's body was later found in the woods. during the hearing, lopez' lawyers tried to get evidence from a medical expert suppressed but the judge says he wi
, we got steven's hardware on the end there, you can see the lights on. and there's been a few people coming in and out, and of course they're ready to help people any way they can with any supplies that they might need. then really probably the other critical place that's been the most busy is starbucks. which we just happen to be right across the street from. i don't know how that happens. anyway, there's been lots of people going in and out there and asking them, they're like listen, no matter what mother nature brings our way, we need our coffee. they've been going in there, sharing their stories about how they're going to ride out the storm, and talking about, you know, last summer, last august when we were dealing with hurricane irene, how they their that and what they're doing differently this time and really, for the most part, there is not a lot of panic here in annapolis where we are. people are like it's coming, we're ready, we'll deal with the rest then. that's the latest here from annapolis, we don't have much more. we'll leave you with that wonderful shot with the little
steven straussberg. >> thaif, dave. let me ask you, to comment on what you were saying because were you there from the very beginng. seven years, not really a long time. it has been a long time for washingtonians over the whole period of decades but for the nationals, seven years, not bad. >> not at all. very quick. when you think about the long suffering cubs fans who have not won anything since the 1910 time frame. and the red sox before, they broke their curse, back in 2004, we're talking about, you know, 50, 60, 70 years. and to do it in seven years, to win a division title, it is really impressive and you have to tip your cap to davey johnson and mike rizzo, the front office, they have done a great job. the warner family. they've done it the right way. building in the draft. and they did that with guys like steven straussberg. and guys like bryce harper. and going out and trading for geo gonzalez last year who has already won 20 games. they put together the team the right way. and i don't think this is is a flash in the pan. i don't think this is a one-hit wonder. i think the nats
the true cause of the attacks that left ambassador chris stevens and three other americans dead. secretary clinton says the state department, not the white house, is in charge of security. >>> meantime, the united states is reportedly ready to strike back at al-qaeda for the consulate attack on 9/11. white house sources say the main problems are finding a target and dealing with any political fallout overseas and any military strike in response to the libya assault may be seen as a political move so close to the november election. >>> 7:14 now. tucker barnes rejoins us with another look at today's weather. man, yesterday? that -- where i was at least, that rain you know it was a little misty then all of a sudden boom. it really came down for a few minutes. >> where i was it was just a big scary looking dark clouds. >> ominous? you get thunderstorms? >> no. >> a couple of flashes of lightning out there yesterday as well. all of it's cleared the coast and we're in for cooler weather today with lots of sunshine and a nice midweek pattern. >> honestly i'd prefer cooler sunshine as opposed to n
many blamed the protests and discounted the idea that terrorists killed chris stevens, it's unclear what she was basing that on. the u.s. state department, that was not them. according to one official, that was not our conclusion. this as congress gets ready for some explosive hearings. >> what the state department bureaucracy distances itself from the liberal white house, you know the white house has a big problem. >> reporter: the white house denies there was a coverup. beyond that, more questions about security at the u.s. compound with documents showing well over 200 security-related incidents in the past 14 months. they will ask why the state department ignored some signs. some democrats in congress are using republicans of making a political issue out of all of this. >> doug luzader on the hill, thank you. >>> you mentied doug mention that anti-islam film that sparked protests in the mid the east. he is now going to appear in court today. mark yousef has eight vials. >>> and the u.s. supreme court is about to take up a case that could have implications nationwide. they are abo
note, one month ago tonight on the anniversary of 9/11, ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were killed in a terrorist attack in benghazi. the state department has now made clear there were no protesters there. it was a pre-planned assault by heavily armed men. >> it was a tragedy. chris divens was one of our best and we lost three other great americans. i can make commitments to you. we will find and bring to justice the man who did this and secondly, we will get to the bottom of it and where the facts lead us, wherever they lead us, we will make clear to the american public because whatever mistakes were made will not be made again. we're looking at a president, it seems to me that you should take a look at his most important responsibility. caring for the massive security -- the national security of the country. you should look at how he has handled the issues of the day. he has said he will end the war. governor romney said that was a tragic mistake, that he and it. governor romney said that was a tragic mistake. with regard to afghanistan will end the war in 2
. >> i know no one wants to talk about this, you're talking about steven straussburg. that's the question that's on everybody's mind today, what if, what if, what if. we know he's not going to be back, but let's play the game, >> you're never going to know the answer to the question because the only way this issue goes away is if they win the whole thing. and even if they win the whole thing, there'll be people out there saying, look, you -- look what you denied him the opportunity to do. the bottom line is this was a decision that we knew was coming before spring training even started. and we knew he was going to get shut down, we knew the inning limit was going to be about 160 and it is what it is. they're doing this for the long- term benefit of his career. i applaud mike rizzo and company for sticking to their guns with this no matter what the outcome of this is going to be because the way this staff pitched all year, they're good enough to win short series without him. >> i like that, craig. let's talk about the other team you covered before the nats came into town and that was the o
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